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Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage is a singer, songwriter, actor, and performer, known as one of the rising stars of the Nigerian music industry. Although she began her career by singing background vocals for George Michael, the Grammy-nominated singer has since worked with many notable figures, such as Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, and Chaka Khan.

Tiwa Savage

Throughout her long career, spanning 22 years, Savage has shared the stage with industry leaders such as Destiny’s Child, Sting, and Eminem. She has written for ‘American Idol’ winner Fantasia Barrino and award-winning producer Babyface among others.

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She has released two studio albums and has been featured on one compilation album, as of 2018. Savage currently has a songwriting deal with ‘Sony/ATV Music Publishing’ and a recording contract with Nigerian label ‘Mavin Records.’

Tiwa Savage

She also announced a management and publishing deal with the JAY-Z-founded ‘Sony’ affiliate, ‘Roc Nation,’ in 2016. Savage is bilingual, as she has spent a considerable part of her life in Nigeria, the UK, and the US. She typically sings in both English and Yoruba. She was previously married and has one child. In 2016, she announced that her marriage was over. She continues to focus on her career.

Quick Facts

Also Known As: Tiwatope Savage

Age: 43 Years43 Year Old Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Tunji

Mother: Cecilia Savage

Pop Singers Black Singers

Notable Alumni: University Of Kent

City: Lagos, Nigeria

Tiwatope Savage–Balogun was born on February 5, 1980, in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos State. The singer is secretive about her personal life, but it is reported that she has at least two brothers and one sister.
Her family relocated to London, UK, when she was 11, allowing the singer to receive a truly multicultural upbringing. While attending high school in the UK, Savage played the trombone in her school’s orchestra band.
Savage attended the ‘University of Kent’ and received a degree in business administration, which has reportedly helped her navigate the intricacies of the international music business. Following this degree, Savage worked for the ‘Royal Bank of Scotland’ for a while.
Having received an opportunity to sing back-up vocals for Mary J. Blige, she decided to focus more intently on music. She received a scholarship to study professional music at the acclaimed ‘Berklee College of Music,’ from where she graduated at the age of 27. She then launched a successful career in music.

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